LIBS Info: Element Analysis

Title Authors Material Detector Spectrometer Software
Analysis of total nitrogen and total phosphorus in soil using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy Liangtu Song, Rujing Wang, Yubing Wang, Zhong Zhuang, Haiying Hu, Liusan Wang, Cuiping Lu Soil Andor ICCD Echelle (Unspecified)
Laser: Nd:YAG
Gate Delay: 1.000us
Gate Width: 5.000us
The authors measure Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus in soil samples pressed into pellets and analysed under Argon atmosphere.
Element Detection Limit (ppm) Wavelength (nm) Other Wavelengths (nm) Calibration Method Calibration Range (ppm) Notes

Element RMSE (ppm) Wavelength (nm) Calibration Method Notes
P 0.0207 % 255.5000 Univariate Calibration Other P peaks at 253.4/6 nm were considered but showed interference with Fe peaks.
N 0.0144 % 746.8000 Univariate Calibration The 746.8nm line showed lest interference from other elements